Archive for FedEx

This Week in Logistics News (October 16-20, 2017)

My trip to Chile this week in numbers: 34: the number of hours to travel there and back. 36: the number of hours I spent on the ground in Chile. 4: the total number of hours I spoke (in Spanish!) during my three presentations. 240+: the number of attendees at the Seminarium conference. 2: the […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (September 18-22, 2017)

Before diving into this week’s supply chain and logistics news, a quick recap of last Saturday’s JDRF Ride for the Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY. The folks at JDRF like to say that the goal of their rides is not completing the 100 miles (or whatever distance you set out to do), but getting to […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (July 31 – August 4, 2017)

Last week I asked “What can potentially stop or bring down Amazon?” In case you’re wondering, the top vote-getter in our highly unscientific poll was “A massive asteroid hitting the Earth.” It’s actually not a far-fetched possibility. “A leading astrophysicist from Queen’s University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (July 17-21, 2017)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news (I’ll share my takeaways in future posts): Congress may attempt to alter or delay ELD mandate (Commercial Carrier Journal) U.S., Canada, Mexico agree on fast-paced NAFTA talks  (Reuters) FedEx says cyber attack to hurt full-year results (Reuters) […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (July 3-7, 2017)

My son’s baseball season, which began last November with indoor training, finally ended last night. His U11 Little League team lost their final game of the tournament, but as the team manager said afterwards, “they made a lot of noise and raised a lot of eyebrows” throughout the tournament and they finished in 4th place […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Last call for riders and sponsors! We’re getting ready to print our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team jerseys for this year’s ride (September 14-17) in Saratoga Springs, NY in support of JDRF International. If you’re a supply chain or logistics company interested in sponsoring the team, or if you’re a supply chain or logistics […]

Read More →